Produced to appeal to woman voters, this Progressive Party pamphlet includes Jane Addams' nomination speech, a letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Addams, the party plank on equal suffrage, and the party's plans for democratic rule and social and industrial justice.
A reminder to register to vote and listing of candidates for the trustees of the State University, an election which Illinois women were allowed to vote. Also includes biographical information about the candidates.
Addams argues for women's increased participation in politics and defends her decision to back a political party. This is one of a series of articles she prepared for the Central Press Association as part of the Progressive Party campaign in 1912.
A draft of Addams' defense of Theodore Roosevelt's stance on suffrage as given at the Progessive Party convention in rebuttal of Ida Husted Harper's sharp criticism the candidate. The letter was published on August 25.